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The Top 3 Online Replacement Parts Purchases – Who’s Buying and Why

The Top 3 Online Replacement Parts Purchases – Who’s Buying and Why

By: OEC Staff | September 10th, 2015

A while back, this blog talked about the value of setting up an e-store.  While all good information, let’s take it a step further to better understand who’s actually buying online and what replacement parts they’re actually purchasing – the…

Your dealership’s reputation could be hurting your bottom line

Your dealership’s reputation could be hurting your bottom line

By: Michelle Brittsan | September 2nd, 2015

We have been talking a lot about dealerships as a whole, and how, in a lot of cases, each department of the dealership is treated and functions as its own entity.  Being ingrained in the business every day, it’s something…

Jeep Car Hacking Raises New Safety Concerns

Jeep Car Hacking Raises New Safety Concerns

By: OEC Staff | August 27th, 2015

We’ve all heard the sensational news around the two cyber-sleuths who managed to car-hack a Jeep Cherokee on I-64 in St. Louis.  While “playfully” adjusting the stereo, air conditioning and windshield wipers, these new-age “self-professed messiahs” also cut the transmission…

“Parts Hold” – A True Story

“Parts Hold” – A True Story

By: OEC Staff | August 19th, 2015

“Parts Hold” How many times have we heard that line at a place of business? You didn’t even ask me what I needed before hitting the “hold” button and giving my ears a rhapsody of unwelcomed music or commercials extoling…

INFOGRAPHIC: Auto Care Industry Stats

INFOGRAPHIC: Auto Care Industry Stats

By: Liz Kral | August 15th, 2015

View infographic We’ve gathered the latest stats on the auto care industry and placed them into one convenient infographic for you to reference. How many vehicles are on the road? What are the most common repairs? Find out!

Autonomous cars: is it too soon for you?

Autonomous cars: is it too soon for you?

By: Christopher Tersigni | July 29th, 2015

If you’ve been keeping up with the news about driverless cars, you’ve likely seen headlines about collisions with other vehicles, and perhaps had some questions about how it’s all going to work. Our Master Technician, Chris Tersigni, wrote this humorous…